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Table 2 Comparison of the weight of neonates born to mothers with and without specified breast variations at birth and on day seven

From: The effect of maternal breast variations on neonatal weight gain in the first seven days of life

  Timing  
Groups At birth Day 7 Mean weight gain
(+)/loss (-) (g)
A: Abnormal breast (n = 50) 3246 ± 480 3084 ± 427 -162 ± 125.5
B: Normal breast (n = 50) 3238 ± 490 3185 ± 450 +53 ± 154.4
Paired t-test p = 0.515 p = 0.09 p = 0.00